Choosing The Perfect Vegetarian Diet

For centuries people have always relied mainly on vegetables for their survival. Vegetables are easily available in most parts of the world. There are many vegetables which provides essential nutrients in adequate quantity required for a good health. Having a well balanced vegetable diets prevent from many diseases. Though vegetables can be cooked easily in less time, but slicing it can be pain for many. An experienced person may be able to slice the vegetables in different shapes and desired thickness with an ordinary kitchen knife, but for a novice it takes lot of time to just cut the vegetable. There are many tools available which help cutting vegetables and fruits quickly and with ease. Among them is a mandoline slicer that slice the vegetables, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, cabbage and many other fruits in very thin and uniform slices. Handling mandolin slicer is also easy, but it has sharp stainless blade, so its always advisable to wear protective gloves when slicing or buy a mandoline slicer with finger guard that prevents finger coming close to blade. Another important tool is vegetable spiralizer that slices the vegetables in spiral shape. Spiral vegetable slicers are very useful in making salads and zucchini.

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For Healthy Disease Free Diet

Choose healthy Oil: One of the most important consideration should be made in selecting a good healthy oil. Oil with high fats or high level of bad cholesterol is not good for our health. These oils are responsible for many different heart diseases including fatal heart strokes. So choose oil with less fat contain like olive oil. Also avoid eating deep fried products as they contain oil in large quantity.
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Types Of Thermometers And Their Uses

Various types of thermometers are available in today’s market, they are all designed to measure temperature of objects from body, food or temperature of the furnace. Traditional thermometers were using mercury in glass thermometer which provide mechanical reading, but modern thermometers uses digital display to show the temperature readings. These modern thermometers also provide readings both in Fahrenheit or Celsius. If you want to buy a digital thermometer you should first do some research and find out different types of digital thermometers available, their prices and which thermometer will suit you best.

Clinical Thermometer

Clinical thermometers are designed to measure body temperature of human being. Clinical thermometer generally have probes which are either inserted into mouth, rectum or under the armpit. Depending upon the technology used they are further classified into:

  • Mercury in Glass Thermometer: Mercury in glass thermometers are thermometers consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit. With the increase or decrease in the temperature, mercury expands or contracts in proportion to the change in temperature which can be read on scale. Mercury thermometers are now phased out because of the health concerns since mercury is highly toxic when spill out in accidental breakage. They are not recommended to use to measure temperature for kids.
  • Digital thermometer:Digital thermometer changes its resistance with changes in temperature. Digital thermometer uses digital display to show the temperature reading. It uses electronic circuit to measure the resistance and then converts it into temperature readings. Digital thermometers are faster than mercury thermometer
  • Basal thermometer: A basal thermometer is highly sensitive thermometer that measures temperature changes more closely than a regular thermometer. A basal thermometer is a thermometer used to take the basal body temperature (lowest temperature attained by the body usually during sleep)
  • Infrared thermometer: An infrared thermometer is a thermometer which infers temperature from a portion of the thermal radiation emitted by the object being measured. These thermometers are restricted to use in the ear or along the forehead to determine overall body temperature. Ear thermometers will have a probe which is to be inserted for a few seconds to take a reading. Forehead thermometers are only to be used when you suspect you are getting an inaccurate reading from another thermometer. These thermometers will give you a general screening, but will not give solid results if you require specifics.

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Increase Iron Intake By Using Cast Iron Skillets

There are numerous benefits of using cast iron skillet including its better heat retention capability and durability. They last for generations and comparatively cheaper than most modern ware cookwares. But the most important benefit of using cast iron cookwares is that it does not have any harmful chemical coating known Teflon which most non stick pans have. These coating cause many health problems including liver damage and in extreme case cancer.
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Cooking in a cast iron skillet adds some amount of iron to the foods which is good for health. This has been proven by many studies and researches including a recent article published in the Journal of Food Science. Iron rich foods such as meats, spinach and beans are essential for good health, so while cooking in a cast iron skillet we get additional iron that boost our iron intake requirement.
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Beautify Your Skin With Healthy Diet

To remain beautiful you need to eat the right foods and in right quantities. There is a direct relationship between what and how much you eat and how you look. A balanced diet is very important aspect for healthy and glowing skin. And you also don’t need to worry about the shape since the food that enhances your skin are also good for your overall health.

To keep your skin well nourished and protected, and to remain looking young, eat those foods that are good sources of the following nutrients:

Vitamin E
Vitamin E protects your skin from the ultra violet radiations. Various studies has shown Vitamin E along with Vitamin C protect your skin from aging. But it is important that it should come from the natural foods and not from Vitamin supplements. Wheat germ, whole-grain cereals, nuts and seeds, Swiss chard, olive oil and spinach are good source of Vitamin E.

Omega–3 Fatty Acids
Omega–3 fatty acids are helpful in maintaining cell membranes and act as barriers for outside toxins. These healthy fats also reduce inflammation throughout the body, which may translate into fewer skin breakouts. They also protect from sun burn. Turkey are rich source of proteins, but avoid turkey which are deep fried in turkey fryer. Other good food sources include wild salmon, herring, mackerel anchovies, flax seed, walnuts, and soybeans
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Beard – A Secret Recipe To Look Handsome

You may not believe but by keeping a well neat and tidy beard makes men look more attractive to many women. According to a research published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior says most women found the men with heavy stubble most attractive and handsome. There are also many benefits of keeping beard like it protects from infection and keeps wind and cold air out, helping your skin battle dryness. But you need to keep beard well trimmed using top quality beard trimmers and also eating healthy foods which helps in the growth of your beards.

Healthy Diets For Beard

Like your body, beard also needs care and healthy diets, here are the following things which you need to have in your daily diet:

Protein
Skin and hair are composed primarily of keratin, a chemical compound made up of amino acids. Amino acids are nothing but protein which are not produce on its own, instead we need to eat proteins rich food which then body converts to amino acids. Protein rich foods can be found in fish, poultry, eggs, rice, beans and milk.
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